Blog Archives


You can listen to the whole podcast, or select which section:

Listen to our 20 minute podcast about the tools and techniques you can use in Brightspace, We recorded this podcast in panopto audio.

Timings:

0-3 minutes – synchronous/asynchronous approaches

3-5 minutes – the virtual classroom

5-7 minutes – Panopto

7-10  minutes – interactive tools

10-12 minutes- sources of information

12-15 minute – moving to online learning; the student focus and the Pulse app

16-18 academics concerns about recording

18-20 minutes thinking about redesigning your delivery

Category: ALTC

Ideas for assessment and feedback


thanks to Anne Quinney,Assessment and Feedback Theme Leader,
FLIE , Bournemouth University for the original post

(1) The University of Leeds has published a compendium of assessment types which includes student perspectives.

https://teachingexcellence.leeds.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/89/2018/10/PUGHcompendiumcomplete.pdf

(2) JISC has recently published a report on the future of assessment – setting out five principles and 5 targets for 2025.

http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/7733/1/the-future-of-assessment-report.pdf

The 5 principles are:

• Authentic assessment
• Accessible assessment
• Appropriately automated assessment
• Continuous assessment and
• Secure assessment

(3) Leaflet on promoting assessment literacy – available on the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit website


The Association for Learning Technology are sharing a huge range of resources with the wider community. The link below has sections on:

Online Pivot, Courses, Remote conferences, links from partners, playful and creative resource, organisational perspectives and the ‘ALT ‘Know How’ on leading virtual teams

https://www.alt.ac.uk/communityResources

Moving Online – where to go, how to start?


Online learning has been thrust upon many of us with the COVID-19 virus causing issues on campus. I have been taking a trawl around the National Teaching Fellows twitter list (@NTF_Tweet)Tweet, and will post ideas/ summaries, activities regularly. All sources will be acknowledged, and any errors or omissions are mine.

Getting started – where better than the Open University?  

Open University resources on online teaching can be found here https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning/how-can-you-take-your-teaching-online

And the fabulous OU  Innovating Pedagogy report 2020 https://iet.open.ac.uk/file/innovating-pedagogy-2020.pdf is available now should you want to think about future trends:

An infographic setting out the do and do not got online teaching
shared through creative commons

Online at BU (Brightspace)


You need to be logged into BU systems , and this link has the quick guides to everything you need to know..

https://brightspace.bournemouth.ac.uk/d2l/le/content/18315/viewContent/725157/View

extract from resources

These videos, hosted on youtube are available if you prefer to ‘see’ – with thanks to Dr Ann Luce, former CEL TEL theme leader for creating

1. How to use video chat in Brightspace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93KkB-kIN_s

2. Discussion Boards in Brightspace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Teira769Gj4&t=2s

3. Using Canvas (Dr. Andy Callaway, FOM): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPJTIcyEILA&t=1s

4. Video as Feedback using Panopto and Brightspace (Dr. Suzy Attfield-Cutts, SciTech): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_9bx9AU8E4&t=3s

5. Using Panopto for Formative Presentation Feedback (can be adapted for online, Dr. Andy Callaway): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxKCNiGB1HE&t=2s

6. Social Media and Mobile Journalism Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3p6qqxRG3Q&t=1s

7. Blended Learning using Brightspace (will work for online teaching): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frMhG2jf8i0&t=72s